A diverse community with historic charm.
The South End has been a hub of diversity since it was first established as a residential district at the turn of the century. The neighborhood has since preserved its historic charm: ivy climbs the brick walls of Victorian row houses and cast iron scrolls undulate down the stair railings framing many homes’ front stoops.
A dynamic neighborhood boasting proximity to great restaurants and cultural institutions.
Sidewalks in the South End are well-maintained, making the neighborhood jogger- and stroller-friendly. The area is home to cultural institutions like the Calderwood Pavilion, a mecca for art performance, and residents often scan the community corkboards for local workshops in creative living, from cooking classes at Stir to 3-D knitting.
Relaxed, neighborly, and engaged.
Saturday mornings unfold slowly in the South End: once the Boston Globe is retrieved from the stoop and the window box blooms are watered, residents amble leisurely to Caffé Nero for a cappuccino, then enjoy brunch at neighborhood favorite Metropolis or freshly baked donuts from Blackbird Donuts. Late afternoon begins with a glass of Pinot Noir at Barcelona Wine Bar or a chilled, salted dozen at B & G Oyster, followed by browsing for antiquities and home accents at Pioneer Goods Co. Evenings are often spent at nearby performance venues or events.
Charming Victorian architecture—and the dimensions to match.
Since many of the houses were built over a century ago, South End residents either excel in the art of simplicity or rent storage space in the city’s outskirts.
Historic single families, condominiums and rental apartments mixed with modern mid-rise new construction.
Most residents of the South End find homes in the neighborhood’s Federal style and bow-front brick row houses, most of which are five or six levels in total. Condominiums could be anything from a single floor penthouse unit to a triplex home that stretches from the garden to the parlor level. The historic housing stock is a mixture of Federal-style townhouses and bow-front brick row houses, coupled with a growing number of newly built modern mid-rises replete with concierge and garage parking. Bay Village is a small, charming enclave within the South End, nestled between the Theater District and Boston Common. Its architecture is of a shorter and more compact variety – two to four stories in mostly Federal style townhouses – though smaller new developments have surfaced in the past several years.
Meandering, historic streets and top-notch restaurants.
The South End has earned a reputation as one of Boston’s culinary hubs and entrepreneurial restaurateurs have developed the ground floors of several brownstones with modern concept eateries. These are complemented by standard favorites like the classic bistro-bar Aquitaine and neighborhood stalwart Giacomo’s. After a satisfying meal, residents enjoy long, leisurely walks through the historic streets, sharing slate-paved sidewalks with scooter-led children and their neon-sneakered parents.
With a plethora of luxurious lifestyle options there’s a deal of ultra-luxury developments.
Many of these offer amenities such as concierge for ease of access in everyday living. Along with garage or valet parking, on-site dining options, and private resident spaces for exclusive use. You’ll often times find fitness options, outdoor roof decks courtyards, or elevator access throughout.
100 Shawmut is one of the newest luxury developments that has made The South End Home. 138 One of a kind homes that feature white oak floors, silestone countertops and fully integrated appliances. Plans are available in studio to 3 bedroom layouts. Amenities include a 24 Hour concierge service, with garage parking available. Common space features a pass-through fireplace, and chef’s kitchen & lounge. Incredibly easy access to I-93, Mass Pike, South Station, and the MBTA Orange, Green & Red-lines.
The Quinn is a community under construction in Boston’s South End that complements the current style, elevating the neighborhood. Floorplans range from One to Four bedrooms across the 101 Condo Homes that feature custom oak cabinetry, polished Calacatta stone, and Sub-Zero & Wolf appliances, all courtesy of Meyer Davis Interiors. Amenities include a library, and the 8,000 square foot fitness center with a bouldering wall, squash court. Close proximity to Back Bay Station, South Station, I-93 and the Mass Pike.
Ink Block South End is a remarkable condo community featuring Sepia & Siena, accompanied by luxury rental high-res lifestyles as well. Located on the former Boston Herald HQ site, This area of Boston was revitalized with it’s opening in 2015. Homes feature hardwood floors & tall ceilings with complemented windows & top of the line kitchens. Indoor & outdoor parking available, along with a rooftop pool & fitness center. A brand new Whole Foods is on site, along with three wonderful restaurants; Lions Tail, Bar Mezza, and Fuji.
Atelier 505 is set in the middle of Boston’s South End, on the Corner of Berkeley and Tremont St.. Full Service building with residences ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms. High Ceilings, open plans, and large windows provide view across the city. The building has a 24 Hour concierge, doorman, garage parking & common room for residents. Right outside your door offers fine dining such as Kava, B&G Oysters, and The Beehive, a perfect spot for live Jazz & Blues music.
Wilkes Passage Lofts is a full-service building set in the South End’s SOWA district. Custom built spaces are attractive to artists, professionals and families alike. Underground parking is available for residents, in addition to a Concierge & 24 Hour Security. Located next to Boston’s restaurant row, Ringgold & Peter’s park, all of Boston’s best is right outside your door. At the top of the building is a common roof deck, with views of the whole city.
Rollins Square condos are home to 184 residences in South End’s hip SOWA district. Top notch dining and shopping is right outside, definitely check out the SoWa open Market on The weekends! Townhouse style homes across 2 floors with central air & hardwood floors throughout. The buildings feature a landscaped park, and approximately 6,000 of retail space. On site parking garage available. Nearby SoWa Market is the place to be May to October, with local artisans, food trucks and a huge farmer’s market. close proximity to Back Bay, Financial district, and Tufts Medical Center.
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